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Celtic Vedic

July 24th, 2016

-1With the Fifth Annual One Tree Gathering Happening on 20-21 August, it’s fitting that a new album has arrived which expresses the theme of the gathering in musical terms: Celtic Vedic’s first album Dub Trees. Here’s a snippet from a review: “The premise of the title is that two different cultures, ancient Irish & Scottish, can be wedded to Indian & Hindu forms. At first reading this concept might seem incongruous. But upon hearing the finished results you will be left wondering why no one thought of this musical and cultural cross-pollination earlier. Set opener “Return to the River Ganges” is a musical mission statement par excellence. Initially there’s a quiet tableaux featuring exotic bird calls, a gentle caress of water, a slow cinematic build & then a sitar rings out and an eerie drone acquiesces to a languid, sonorous bass line. This lifts us up and carries us spellbound into the song proper….” Read whole review

And come to the One Tree Gathering! (click on image to enlarge it)

5 Responses to “Celtic Vedic”

  1. Is the One Tree Gathering always a weekend or are there midweek or week retreats as well? East meets West sounds very interesting. My first experience with India and Nepal left me with very mixed feelings. It’d be interesting to find out more.

  2. Wish I could be in two places at one time – it’s in my diary for next year if it’s on again – I’m committed to a young people’s international recovery weekend.
    Wishing y’all all the best~ Colleen
    ( an affectionate recovery yogini Druid in the making).

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